Pregnancy Myths: True Or False?


The most interesting aspect of getting pregnant is that everyone around appears to be an expert of the subject. They all have their own stories to tell and even pregnancy myths to share with you. Moreover, these myths are many and diverse in nature. Some will relate to how you sit during pregnancy, some will question your food habits, while some will have you in doubt over your dressing style.

Pregnancy Myths

Pregnancy Myths: True Or False?
Pregnancy Myths: True Or False?

However, the question is how much of these pregnancy myths are true? Moreover, what all pregnancy myths have you heard about? Let us talk about a list of interesting pregnancy myths and how much truth do they hold.

Beware of Exercises

 As per a famous pregnancy myth, it is not advisable to exercise when you are pregnant, especially during late phase of your pregnancy. However, this pregnancy myth is absolutely false and holds no genuineness. As per health practitioners, it is always better if you can exercise during pregnancy as it not only keeps you active but is also good for your baby’s development. However, do talk to your gynecologist before joining any exercise regime. Moreover, there are special exercise sessions organized by health experts as well.

Eat For Two!

Pregnancy Myths: True Or False?
Pregnancy Myths: True Or False?

Another myth which is quite popular worldwide is that since you are carrying a baby, you need to eat for two bodies. However, following this myth will only give you heartburn and nothing else. Moreover, before you start with the regime of ‘one for me and one for my baby’, it is always advisable to consult your doctor. As per health practitioners, a healthy woman only needs 200 extra calories when pregnant. Moreover, it is always better to consult your doctor who will give you a calorie chart as per your nutrition requirements.

Do Not Dye Your Hair

It is a truth that due to the hormonal changes in your body during this period, our hair growth knows no boundaries. In fact, many women say that they enjoyed immense hair growth when they were pregnant. However, as per one myth, you should not dye your hair or it can have hazardous effects on your baby. However, the fact is that you can absolutely go for chemical free dyes that do not contain much chemicals.

You Cannot Fly In Airplane

Well, this myth has been around the corner since long. However, unless and until you have a fear of height or there is any complexity in your pregnancy, you can always fly. There is nothing wrong in it and you should infact just confirm with your gynecologist once before booking your air tickets.

Beware Of Sex

As per another famous myth, you should not involve in sex when you are pregnant as it will hamper with the development of your baby. However, this is just a myth. You can always have sex up to some time as long as you are enjoying a healthy pregnancy. However, do not hesitate to talk to your gynecologist about the matter as it is a crucial health matter.

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